Foods on the Rails – and Off

By Michael D. Riley, M.S. North America’s transcontinental railroads were built in the Nineteenth Century by laborers drawn from all over the world. In the western United States, Chinese workers were imported to labor at low wages. Most of them slept on the ground beside the site where their work ended that day. Many carried […]

Training Wheels for Foamers

By Michael D. Riley, M.S. Shortly after I became involved with Standard Rail Corporation, CEO Rob Skarzynski taught me something new about myself. He informed me that I’m “a foamer.” He said this word is used to describe anyone who loves the romantic appeal that railroads and trains can inspire in folks young and old. […]